Top Three Touring Holidays
Touring holidays are the perfect option for those looking for a varied holiday of non-stop exploration and adventure. Travelling by train, you can explore varied landscapes and cities, while never going far from your hotel or destination.
Unlike conventional holidays, you will never be revisiting the same place, exploring new places every day instead. With a tight schedule that has a mix of guided excursions as well as leisure days, you can be sure that you’ll have a holiday to remember. If this sounds like the ideal option, here are three touring holidays to inspire you.
Canadian Winter Tour
This exhilarating tour takes you through the heart of Canada and lasts for a total of 11 days. Starting in Toronto, you’ll be taken on tours as well as given a chance to explore on your own before visiting Niagara Falls. The next day you will board the Canadian, a luxury train that takes you through the icy Rockies and a display of awe-inspiring beauty. From then, you’ll have the chance to explore Winnipeg, Jasper and Edmonton and Vancouver. After two days spent exploring Vancouver, you’ll be given the afternoon to prepare your trip home to the UK.
The Idyllic region of Tuscany is a truly magical place that must be explored. This 10 day tour takes you through the region, giving you the chance to explore Turin, Florence, Montecatini, Siena, Pisa, Lucca and San Gimignano. You’ll have the chance to relax in MontecatiniTerme, the spa capital of Tuscany, as well as the winding streets of Florence. The veritable highlight of the trip is the cookery and wine experience in San Gimignano where you’ll be taught how to recreate classic Tuscan dishes.
Las Vegas and the Golden West Tour
This incredible 15-day holiday is a truly unique experience that will give you a real insight into the American lifestyle and landscape. Beginning in San Francisco, you’ll be able to visit the infamous Alcatraz prison as well as visit the best spots in the city. From there you’ll board a train that takes you to the Yosemite national park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
From the magnificent natural park, a train will take you to the bright lights of Las Vegas, where you’ll spend three nights in the glitzy Harrah Hotel, located slap bang on the strip. After you’ve explored the city to its fullest, you’ll head to the Hoover Dam and the mighty Grand Canyon. The Grand Canyon experience is the real highlight of the trip; riding the Grand Canyon Railway, you will be able to take in some truly breathtaking sights.
From there, you’ll move on to Los Angeles, where you will have the opportunity to visit Sunset Boulevard. If that wasn’t enough, the luxury Queen Mary liner will be your home for the night. After a whistle-stop tour around the Pacific coastline, from Big Sur, Carmel and Monterey, the trip will return to its final destination of San Francisco.
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